The organisersYOUR CONTACTSAT GrindingHub VDW – Industry association and trade fair organiserin the production technology sector International market assessment (regional and according to industries) Competence in technology from own research activities and partnershipwith WGP (Scientific Society for Production technology) Competence in trade fair organisation (exhibitor and visitor demands) –METAV, EMO Hannover Messe Stuttgart – Trade fair company with broadexperience in production technology Trade fair organisation competence in the sector:AMB, Moulding Expo, LASYS, T4M SWISSMEM as promotional supporter Competence in the sector from the market and technology point of view Competence in trade fairs (Swiss joint stands on international level)2A strong team with high internationalcompetence in trade fairs and the industry

THE NEW MEETINGPLACE OF THEGRINDING INDUSTRY clear focus international orientation strong technological position best possible organisation modern hybrid trade fair concept Web conference in uneven yearsThe industry meeting place for grinding technology solutions Technology / Processes Productivity Automation Digitisation3A trade fair that builds identity!”Brings solutions to the surface”

THE VENUE Halls 7 – 9: 10,500 sqm eachHall 10:14,600 sqm Full flexibility regarding hygiene requirements Visitor access primarily via Entrance WestConference West 4 flexibly adjustable conference rooms4


CONFERENCE WEST –1,440 SQM TOTAL AREACOMPLETE WITH ALLNECESSARY SERVICESConference area on the 1st floorwith 1 – 4 adjustable conference rooms6

Suspense building webinar seriesHYBRID CONCEPTFOR GREATER REACH”Grinding Solutions“ in advance of the event to spark interest strengthen existing contacts and generate leads increase visibility extend reach on international level 3D digital event with focus on application industries(Aerospace, Medical, Automotive ) Intelligent matchmaking (digital – digital; real – digital) Web conference in uneven yearsComprehensive experience of the partnersin digital formats combinded withthe turnover power of IndustryArena7

Press activities in selected markets and important regionsin the build-up to the eventCOMMUNICATIONADDRESSINGEXHIBITORS ANDVISITORS Digital trade fair preview for specialized international mediainvolving interested exhibitors Elevator pitches for product novelties and innovations Professional articles and interviews on current industry issues Building of high-reach social media channels Inclusion of strong media partners8Professional press teamsat VDW and Messe Stuttgartwith international experience and networks

INTEGRATIONOF STRONGCOMMUNITIES IndustryArena with over 535,000 registered usersinternationally and a growth of 800 – 1,000 users/month Communication via the GrindingHub Newsroom andeMagazine (approx. 100,000 views per issue) optional microsites for exhibitors and transfer ofproduct information to the GrindingHub website Networks of the VDW, SWISSMEM and VDMA associations Specialist trade fair community ”Club of Metal working“ Further expansion via partnerships with clusters andcustomer associationsTargeted addressof relevant customer groups9

Digitisation in production Current developments and trends Live presentation on interoperability with umatiATTRACTIVENESSTHROUGHA STRONGACCOMPANYINGPROGRAMME WITHCUSTOMER BENEFITS10 ”Solution Park Grinding” Interesting solutions in production Start-ups Research topics (WGP, ETH/iwf/inspire in Zurich) Hybrid technical seminars during the trade fair runtime Current special topics (Safety, Security, AI etc.) Specialist forums for exhibitor presentations in the halls Special stand of the Young talents foundationfor mechanical engineering Social events and protocol activities as the requirementsof the hygiene situation allowIntegration of the technical expertise of industry associations VDWand SWISSMEM and their partners in the science community

PERFECTINTERNATIONALCONNECTIONS Direct connections to 123 destinations Walkway from airport to trade fair venue11



TAKE AN ACTIVEPART IN SHAPINGGrindingHubNOW. WE LOOKFORWARD TO YOURCALL.Martin GöbelManager Trade Fairs (VDW)Tel.: 49 69 756081-54E-Mail: [email protected] MeyDepartment Director Industry Shows (Messe Stuttgart)Tel.: 49 711 18560-2627E-Mail: [email protected] requests:Sylke BeckerManager Press and Public Relations (VDW)Tel.: 49 69 756081-33E-Mail: [email protected] SOLUTIONS TO THE SURFACE

Department Director Industry Shows (Messe Stuttgart) Tel.: 49 711 18560 -2627 E-Mail: [email protected] Press requests: Sylke Becker Manager Press and Public Relations (VDW) Tel.